Period
to 17 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for OOP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OOP over the 6 months to 17 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Object-Oriented Programming (OOP)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 104 114
Rank change year-on-year -20 +10 +3
Contract jobs citing OOP 15 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.64% 0.060% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.071% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 10
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £510 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +27.50% +25.00%
10th Percentile £260 £495 £281
90th Percentile £530 £525 £441
South East median daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -3.13% +14.29% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £45.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - £17.50

OOP is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1954 1401 2075
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 82.83% 84.30% 81.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 909 771 1083
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £254 £225 £250
90th Percentile £532 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 63 67
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -7.06% +24.15%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.36 £9.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.55 £44.70
South East median hourly rate £24.02 £25.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year -3.92% -8.26% +55.71%

OOP
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing OOP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for OOP in Buckinghamshire

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OOP in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for OOP in Buckinghamshire

OOP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OOP in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OOP in Buckinghamshire

OOP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for OOP in Buckinghamshire

OOP
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OOP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 17 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -17 13 £450 -11.76% 4
High Wycombe - 1 - - 1
OOP
South East

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OOP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for OOP.

1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) MVC
2 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 8 (53.33%) C#
2 8 (53.33%) .NET
3 7 (46.67%) SOLID
4 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (40.00%) BDD
4 6 (40.00%) REST
4 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
4 6 (40.00%) OO
4 6 (40.00%) TDD
4 6 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (40.00%) WCF
5 5 (33.33%) Java
5 5 (33.33%) NServiceBus
5 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 5 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
6 4 (26.67%) Confluence
6 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
6 4 (26.67%) Scrum
6 4 (26.67%) Web Development
6 4 (26.67%) JIRA
6 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
7 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (13.33%) Continuous Deployment

OOP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) NServiceBus
2 4 (26.67%) Confluence
3 1 (6.67%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (26.67%) JIRA
2 2 (13.33%) Bitbucket
2 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (13.33%) Selenium
2 2 (13.33%) Subversion
2 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Technical Leader
4 3 (20.00%) Lead Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Technical Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Applications Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Lead Web Developer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Applications Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Ada Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Java Applications Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Junior Java Developer
6 1 (6.67%) PHP Developer
6 1 (6.67%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (40.00%) REST
2 6 (40.00%) WCF
3 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) Apache Flex
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
4 1 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (6.67%) jQuery
4 1 (6.67%) Laravel
4 1 (6.67%) Symfony
4 1 (6.67%) WinForms
4 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) MVC
3 7 (46.67%) SOLID
4 6 (40.00%) BDD
4 6 (40.00%) OO
4 6 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
4 6 (40.00%) TDD
5 5 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
5 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 4 (26.67%) Scrum
6 4 (26.67%) Web Development
7 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Continuous Deployment
9 1 (6.67%) BPMN
9 1 (6.67%) DevOps
9 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (6.67%) Lean Six Sigma
9 1 (6.67%) QA Automation
9 1 (6.67%) Requirements Engineering
9 1 (6.67%) Robotic Process Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) Ada
5 1 (6.67%) Ada 95
5 1 (6.67%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (6.67%) Blue Prism
2 1 (6.67%) Google
2 1 (6.67%) SAP